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Many people believe that Jesus came to replace Judaism and its Torah with something brand new. His teachings then stand in stark conflict with his Jewish contemporaries. Rabbi Matt Rosenberg essentially says, “I beg to differ” in his newly released book, Jesus Never Said Anything New. In this interview, he tackles this important subject that affects how Jews and Christians understand Jesus and live out his teachings today. Enjoy!
0:00 – Intro
0:42 – What do you mean by “Jesus never said anything new”?
11:38 – How do you respond to Pastor Andy Stanley’s claim that Jesus’s new command in John 13.34 replaces all of the Torah’s commandments? 20:35 – scholars, pastors, and Jesus-believing Jews discovering the Jewishness of Jesus
31:16 – Reframing our view of “the Pharisees” through Jesus’s parables in Luke 15
37:57 – What is the relationship between loving God and keeping His commandments?
40:55 – Are Gentiles also obligated to keep the commandments?
46:27 – A word from Rabbi Matt’s for the Messianic community
49:01 – Conclusion
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Matt Rosenberg is the Rabbi at Restoration, a Messianic synagogue in Seattle, Washington. He is ordained by the International Alliance of Messianic Congregations and Synagogues (IAMCS) and serves as its Northwest director. He has a B.A. in Religion from Nyack College and completed course work towards an M.A. at Alliance Theological Seminary in Nyack, New York. For five years, before moving to Seattle, Matt served as Associate Rabbi alongside his father, Rabbi David Rosenberg, at Shuvah Yisrael on Long Island, NY, and in Manhattan. Matt is passionate about sharing the message of Yeshua with his Jewish people in Seattle and all over the world. Matt is a thinker, reader, dreamer, and leader among his generation in the Messianic movement. He has been a featured speaker at many Messianic conferences and was raised in a Messianic home. His family has been involved in the Messianic movement for more than thirty years. Matt and his wife Laura have three children and live in Seattle.
YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxj58p6-Y6Pmq2ZO12cPHUg